news apps

Instagram co-founders’ news aggregation startup Artifact to shut down

Artifact, the news aggregator-turned social network from Instagram’s founders, is shutting down. On Friday, the startup announced via a blog post it had made the decision to “wind down ope

Personalized news app Artifact becomes a discovery engine for the web with new Links feature

Artifact, the personalized news aggregator built by Instagram’s co-founders, is launching a new feature today that takes the app in a different direction beyond tracking, summarizing and comment

Artifact news app now uses AI to rewrite headline of a clickbait article

Last month, the Artifact news app introduced an option for users to flag an article as clickbait. Now, the app founded by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger has launched a new feature to let AI rewrite a

Artifact news app introduces emoji reactions and flagging articles as clickbait

Instagram founders’ news app Artifact launched a new set of features Monday, allowing users to report clickbait articles, react with emojis and share articles as images. The clickbait flag featu

Instagram’s co-founders introduce a new social app…for news reading

Can lightning strike twice? That’s apparently the question being raised today with the public introduction of the next social app built by Instagram’s co-founders, Kevin Systrom and Mike K

Apple News launches its first daily local newsletter, targeting Bay Area readers

Apple News is introducing its first daily local newsletter for the Bay Area and is actively exploring expanding the offering to other cities. The Bay Area daily local newsletter, which is reminiscent

ABC News’ app adds support for multi-stream viewing on Apple TV

News junkies, rejoice. ABC News is rolling out an updated Apple TV application, live today, which makes the news division the first to offer a simultaneous multi-stream viewing experience in its tvOS

Report shows Americans abandoned their news apps as election fatigue kicked in

A new report from mobile analytics firm Flurry out this morning shows how Americans’ overwhelming election fatigue and disinterest in continuing to follow political news stories played out dur

Why Quartz’s news app is so much bigger than news

Have you tried the Quartz News app, yet? Please do. Imagine a text conversation with a bot that sends you a news topic. You’re then presented with two choices: Either tap a string of relevant (and s

Nuzzel Revamps Its Social News App And Raises $1.7M

Social news aggregator Nuzzel is unveiling version 2.0 of its website and app — a version that CEO Jonathan Abrams described as “Nuzzel for Everyone.” Nuzzel previously worked by creatin

Sneak Peek At Flipboard’s Apple Watch App

Among the many new applications designed for Apple Watch, there are still a few big names who had yet to reveal how their apps will look and operate. One of those names is Flipboard, the social magazi

Timeline Launches News App To Give You The Context Behind The Day’s Headlines

One big complaint about current news coverage is that there's not enough context — an article or TV report might tell you what happened today, but it gives you no understanding about the history tha

Nuzzel Releases An iPhone News App With Simple Setup And Personalized Alerts

For those of us who have been following social news startup <a target="_blank" href="">Nuzzel</a>, there's been a long wait for the startup today's iPhone launch. I first <a hr

Among News Apps, Flipboard Drives The Most Traffic For Publishers (According to Onswipe)

Mobile publishing startup <a target="_blank" href="">Onswipe</a> is releasing data today that looks at the popularity of mobile newsreading apps from the perspective of digital p